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An excellent opportunity for an experienced Consultant Dermatologist to join a Health Board in North Wales, performing well and one that promotes equality and diversity. If you love a challenge, have a passion to help others or simple fancy a fresh start, then this Health Board has all the ingredients. The post if suitable for both UK based and overseas dermatologists, including candidates who are pursuing CESR. Specialists in Dermatology holding a specialist certification would be suitable for this post, based on experience entering at either Specialty Doctor or Consultant grade.
Overseas applications from experienced Specialty Doctors and Consultants are welcomed.
WHAT IS HEALTH BOARD LIKE?
The Health Board is the largest health organisation in Wales, that are developing an integrated health service which provides excellent care delivered in partnership with the public and other statutory and third sector organisations.
The Health Board have a budget of £1.3 billion and a workforce of over 17,000 staff. Providing primary, community, mental health and acute hospital services for the population of around 700,000 across of North Wales. They continuously develop their workforce so that it has the right skills and operates in a research-rich learning culture.
Besides their three main hospital sites, they are also responsible for community hospitals, health centres, clinics, mental health units, community teams, GP practices and other NHS services provided by dentists, opticians and pharmacists. They plan to improve the health of the population, with particular focus upon the most vulnerable in our society.
WHAT IS THE DEPARTMENT & TEAM LIKE?
The team consists of excellent people working closely together by communicating openly and honestly. The team is rapidly transforming and progressive. Each members of the team value and respect each other. They learn from each other and help each other be innovative. All the team members have the same goal - to improve health and wellbeing for all. They support and train each other to make sure that all members are excel.
There are two Specialty Doctors and four specialist nurses in post. The team is also supported by a team of GP’s with Special Interests out in the community. There is good secretarial and clinic clerk support.
The post holder will have a shared designated medical secretary and a shared office with a consultant colleague, along with equal access to these medical, nursing and clerical support staff.
WHAT IS LIFE LIKE IN NORTH WALES?
North Wales has a vast national park, purpose built mountain biking trails, a breath taking coastal path, soaring zip wire, food festivals and world class sport and adventure around every corner. The North Wales is equipped with sport and leisure centres that provide opportunities for a wide variety of sporting, fitness and recreational activities. Not only does it have lots of activities for you, it also has a wide selection of private housing is available, both traditional and modern in towns, villages and rural settings.
For doctors with family, the educational standards are consistently high in both the primary and secondary sectors. There are several well established independent schools within North Wales and the surrounding area that cater for both day pupils and boarders. The regional University with its excellent scholastic reputation has a thriving student community.
You can say goodbye to heavy inner city commuter traffic, and enjoy a breath-taking commute across North Wales.
WHAT OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE TO YOU AT THIS HEALTH BOARD?
With an extremely active education/teaching programme supported by the consultant team, there is opportunity to work towards and complete CESR, exams, get involved in active research and many aspects of CPD.
Participation in research and educational activities will be encouraged.
ARE YOU ELIGIBLE FOR THIS ROLE?
- Experience of working in Dermatology
- Board Certified Specialist in Dermatology
- Experience of working in Dermatology
UK based applicants
- Experience of working in Dermatology
- Within 6 - 12 months of completing CCT
Both UK and overseas candidates will be considered and those who are not yet on the specialist register can be considered for locum consultant contracts.
The Dermatology Department is a long standing hospital service delivered from a recently refurbished dedicated department - Outpatients, Minor Operations Suites, Phototherapy facilities and Medical Illustration are all delivered from the Hospital site.
The Service provides a fully integrated Skin Service for the local population supported and provided by a Dermatology nurse team who are dedicated to the Dermatology service and skilled in dermatology treatments and patient education.
The team provides phototherapy, dressings, cryotherapy, nurse lead clinics as well as supporting the Consultant clinic and minor operations.
The cancer nurse specialist supports the 2ww clinics and independently delivers one clinic for cancer follow ups and a MOPS session fortnightly for the cancer patients.
The Service also benefits from regular Plastic Surgery support provided by visiting Plastic Surgeons who provide 3 sessions per week in the Dermatology Unit.
There is no out of hours on-call commitment for consultants.
The department has close links with neighbouring hospitals including specialist cancer hospitals and large regional teaching hospitals where there is a full range of tertiary dermatology services are available.
Requirements for this position are the following:
- MRCP UK or equivalent
- Extensive experience in dermatology, subs specialisms will be considered where possible
- Consultant level experience, either inside or outside the NHS
CESR in Dermatology and Tier 2 will be supported by the trust.
Recently rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC, this is one of the best hospitals in the UK and maintains a consistent approach to improving patient care and staff satisfaction.
Based in the specialist Dermatology Centre the new appointee will join an a large team of experienced consultants and established multi-disciplinary team. The department provides regional services in paediatric dermatology, phototherapy, contact dermatitis, skin lymphoma, Mohs surgery and nail disease.They also provide the main teledermatology service in the locality integrating with referral and treatment pathways.
This is an excellent place for experienced dermatologists to grow their career - the centre is a self-contained facility with purpose-built consulting rooms, phototherapy suite, contact dermatitis suite, day treatment area, skin surgery theatres, secretarial and consultant offices which have recently undergone refurbishment.
There are also plans to develop the service further which will include the building of a new state of the art facility.
The city is diverse, friendly and rated consistently as one of the best places to live in the UK. Schools are a prominent feature, and cost of living is generally good. House prices are above average. The access to countryside is excellent, making this a great place for individuals, couples or families alike.
Requirements for the role:
UK based candidates:
- CCT or within 6 months from completing CESR
- Specialisation in Dermatology
- Consultant experience in Dermatology
This new post is an excellent opportunity for international or UK based candidates to enhance their career whilst working in an excellent facility.
Opportunity for a consultant dermatologists to attain CESR or CCT and work as either a Specialty Doctor or Consultant (depending on experience) for one of the largest trusts in the region.
What is the trust like?
This NHS Foundation Trust has delivered dermatology services to patients across the South East of England for some time.
This is an ambitious NHS trust committed to removing unnecessary stress and frustration for you and your patients, providing you with more time to care and make the most of your skills.
This is an exciting time to be joining the trust. The newly formed trust was created on July 2018 from a merger of x2 large hospitals.
This larger scale will provide you with opportunities to develop skills and experience, and their 'our time matters' philosophy will help them to see patients at the right time, attract and retain the best people and provide the latest treatments locally.
What is the Department like?
The Dermatology Department spans across both hospital sites.
On one site the Dermatology Service is delivered from a stand-alone department with 8 clinic rooms, 2 minor operating theatres and consultant office space. The unit has its own dedicated administrative and medical nursing staff along with a separate outpatients waiting area. The service further benefits from running plastic surgery clinics alongside the dermatology service offering an improved pathway to all patients.
In addition to the above the service benefits from additional area for patch testing phototherapy and PDT all co-located within the dermatology department.
They are redesigning service location across Colchester to run dermatology services within a newly developed Primary Care Centre, the service will offer dedicated clinic rooms along with minor operating facilities.
The department currently has establishment for 5 full time consultants, 4 clinical assistants, GPwSI and 8 Nurse Practitioners with their own service.
They work closely with the plastic surgery department on both sites with links to neighbouring NHS trusts
The Dermatology service have the benefit of an extremely skilled and experienced nursing team who have their own general nurse-led clinics across both sites.
Specific nurse-led clinics are also in place for acne and renal transplant screening as well as skin biopsy procedures. There are plans for dedicated nurse-led biologics clinic and we welcome the support of consultant staff to further develop the nursing posts.
They have two established clinical nurse specialist in skin cancer, one on each site.
The local General Practitioners are very supportive of the department and the hospital and are continuing to develop closer ties following our successful bid to provide an integrated dermatology model in primary care settings.
The Dermatology team is part of the MSK and Specialist Surgery Division and is proud of its aspirant and encouraging atmosphere. The team has particularly excellent results in skin cancer outcomes, working alongside an acclaimed Oncology department.
Across the Trust they are also committed to supporting their clinicians in building and developing their private practice alongside NHS caseload allowing a hospital delivered location to these private services.
What opportunities are there for me?
This is a great opportunity for dermatologists to work towards a senior consultant role or gain entry to the specialist register via CESR or CCT in Dermatology.
The ideal candidate will have ambitions to lead the team in redesigning the dermatology service to work towards an integrated community service across the region whilst developing and supporting staff across the Specialist Doctor development programme and nurse practitioner trainees.
There is the possibility of clinical lead position available in the coming years also.
Am I eligible for the role?
Requirements for this position are:
- MRCP (desirable not essential)
- Eligibility for GMC registration
- Extensive experience in dermatology with some management experience would be welcome but not essential.